Support Timeline for Microsoft R Server & Machine Learning Server

Machine Learning Server (previously called Microsoft R Server) is supported for two (2) years from its general availability (GA) release date. Customers receive critical updates for the first year from general availability (GA) of each release as shown in the diagram.

At the end of a version’s life cycle, the software is removed from the Microsoft download sites and obsolete feature documentation is archived.

Support timeline for Machine Learning Server & Microsoft R Server
Figure 1. Example of servicing support


Version History Availability Support End Date
Machine Learning Server 9.4.7 7/2019 7/2021
Machine Learning Server 9.3.0 3/1/2018 3/1/2020
Machine Learning Server 9.2.1 10/1/2017 10/1/2019
Microsoft R Server 9.1.0 5/1/2017 5/1/2019
Microsoft R Server 9.0.1 1/1/2017 1/1/2019
Microsoft R Server 8.0.5 7/1/2016 7/1/2018
Microsoft R Server 8.0.0 1/1/2016 1/1/2018